Quick look at new HTC One (M8)

03/26/2014 7:18 AM

02/15/2015 10:45 AM

The HTC One (M8) is the company’s latest flagship device that will compete most likely for customers also considering Samsung's new Galaxy S5.

HTC revamped the One with a larger screen, improved software and additional camera features.

The new smartphone is now only available at Verizon for $199.99 with a new activation until April 10 when AT&T and Sprint will start selling the phone.

What's hot:
Promising 5-inch display
microSDXC support for up to 128GB of storage
Isis Mobile Wallet-ready
IR Blaster
The use of metal increases to 90 percent from 70 percent in the previous version.
5-megapixel front facing camera
High quality front facing speakers

What's not:
HTC’s Ultrapixel camera technology is not winning over reviewers

OS: Android KitKat(R) with HTC Sense(TM) 6
Display: 5-inch Super LCD3 1080P Display, 1,920 x 1,080; 441ppi
Camera: Rear Duo camera with UltraPixel & 5-megapixel front facing camera
Processor: 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Memory: 16GB or 32GB internal Storage. Support for up to 128GB microSD card.
Battery: 2600mAh
Colors: Gray, silver, gold
Size: 146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35mm
Weight: 5.64 oz
Carriers: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon

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